Yesterday, we talked about the exciting technology developments in the mobile device world for this year. And today, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan combed through all the headlines, XDA-Developers news, and device forums to find what happened this year. He then identified the Top Five Technology Stories of 2013.
This includes everything from the trials and tribulations of CyanogenMod in their venture to become Cyanogen Inc. to the rapid expansion of Ubuntu Touch, and much more. So take a moment to check out today’s video and see what we think were the top 5 stories in the mobile industry this . . . READ ON »
Android 4.4 KitKat is now available for the Samsung Galaxy Ace, Fit, Mini and Gio! That and much more KitKat news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this week’s news is the announcement that the three-Rom KitKat Combo is available for the LG Optimus 4X HD and the article talking about how Sense 5.0 has been ported to the HTC Pico (Explorer)!
In other important news, Jordan talks about speeding up your Nexus device with the Qualcomm optimized KitKat Dalvik and Bionic libraries. Also, there is now a Hangouts . . . READ ON »
You can dual boot Ubuntu and Android on your device with a developer preview release! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is the announcement that the official CyanogenMod for the Oppo N1 is available, as are the factory images and source code. AOKP KitKat 4.4.2 nightlies are also available for 10 device! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Just two days ago, XDA Developer TV Producer TK got Google Glass. He took the time to review it, and now he’s showing you some other tricks. TK starts of by showing you how simple it is to side load APKs on Google Glass using ADB. Then, TK shows off a simple Glass game you can play by tilting your head.
XDA Senior Member Mohammad_Adib offers a quick, easy, and somewhat addictive game for the Google Glass unit. In the second part of this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews GlassCopter. TK shows off the application and . . . READ ON »
The year 2013 is coming to an end, and it’s been quite feature packed! We’ve reviewed a lot of hardware—some great and some not so great—everything from the Nvidia Shield to the HTC One and Oppo N1, and even a set of Mark 2 Google Glass. We’ve taught you everything you need to know about Tasker and phone automation. We’ve helped you get a job, we’ve reviewed apps and we’ve reported the news.
This year of XDA Developer TV would have been without purpose if it weren’t for you, our wonderful viewers. So ‘tis the . . . READ ON »
Google Glass XE 2.0 is the refresh of last year’s XE Glass hardware. The main difference here is that you can now use a micro USB mono headset to listen to your music and make or receive calls on the device. Google started to offer replacements to first gen owners so they can enjoy the updated units. Also, a select few had the opportunity to buy an additional set, a change from last year’s one unit per person.
Unfortunately, the battery life is still the same so you will get about a day of light use and 5 hours of . . . READ ON »
Android 4.4.2 KitKat is now available for the forgotten Nexus Q! That and much more KitKat news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this week’s news is the announcement that the XE12 release for Google Glass has had its factory images and rooted bootloader made available and the article talking about how Android 4.4.2 for the Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition has been ported to the Sony Xperia Z1!
Android 4.4.2 KitKat is now available for the Moto G and the source code has been released for the Moto X running KitKat. That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is the announcement that Windows Phone 8.1 will have “Cortana” Voice Assistant and the latest Google Glass update brings wink pics and more. That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
In today’s fast paced, got to do it now, the boss if breathing down my neck, I have to beat traffic to get somewhere on time world, sometimes we do things in a hurry. While you may complete your task, it may not be the best way to complete it. For example, moving video or audio files to your mobile device, they often end up in many different folders. Well, it is time to take control of your file clutter.
It’s been a little over a year since Oppo made its entry into the smartphone market with devices like the Oppo Find 5. Previous devices have been very well received and reviewed. Can we say the same of their newest offering, the Oppo N1? Check out the video review or keep reading to find out.
The Oppo N1, hardware wise, has a lot in common with the current generation of high-end smartphones on the market. On paper, the N1 looks nearly identical to the HTC One Max (with the notable exception of 4G LTE connectivity). If you’re not familiar . . . READ ON »
Google claims it was an internal testing app that we weren’t supposed to find and use and grow and love. However, us being resourceful little buggers—well not really—we found App Ops and loved it. We loved being able to control app permissions quickly and easily. Well, removing access to your internal tool will not stop us, silly Google.
In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews the Xposed Module that brings back App Ops functionality. XDA Forum Member caspase created this Xposed Module to allow get back that ability on your Android device. TK shows . . . READ ON »
Android 4.4.2 KitKat is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play Edition and not to be out done, the Google Play Edition HTC One has KitKat Android 4.4.2 available as well! That and much more KitKat news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this week’s news is the announcement that Sony has released AOSP KitKat for the Sony Xperia L and the article talking about how Android 4.3 for the Sony Xperia SP, T, TX and V have been certified by the DLNA!
In other . . . READ ON »
Android 4.4.2 KitKat is now available for the current Google Nexus devices and its source code has been released. That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is the announcement that the LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Z Ultra now have Google Play Edition Devices and the Ubuntu Touch project has announced future devices. That’s not all that covered in today’s video!